what do you make of this

by julie

Hello friend,

IM 43 and need help

I will keep this short

estradiol (saliva) 1.6
progesterone (saliva) 89
ratio pg/e2 (saliva) 56
testosterone (saliva) 50

this was before prog cream from compounding pharmacy, 4% cream and I take 1/2 ml a day ( I think they said it was 20mg or 40mg, whatever its too low)

want my hair back, my sweet personality and my god , this weight is killing me,

thanks so much

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Apr 19, 2013
what do you make of this
by: Wray

Hi Julie Well you've kept it so short I'm not sure what it is you want answered! Your ratio is too low, you might like to see the results of Saliva Tests we run. I don't believe in using low amounts of progesterone either, I've found it usually causes more problems. I recommend 100-200mg/day dependant on symptoms. We do have a page on Hair Loss you could look at. And if you have a weight problem, it could be you have Insulin Resistance or a lack of vitamin D, see here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here. A lack of this reduces the benefits of progesterone, plus it causes IR too. Please have a test done. You might consider taking MCT oil too, see here, here and here. And you could consider doing the Basic Ketogenic Diet. There's more info here. Although neither mention MCT oil, it is a fundamental part of the diet. Take care Wray

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